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Sou-Wester Gift & Restaurant

178 Peggys Point Rd, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S2, Canada
+1 902-823-2561
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“chowder” (65 reviews)
“lobster” (97 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
178 Peggys Point Rd, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a lovely dinner here after watching the sunset. He had a Lobster Dinner which he enjoyed with a glass of pinot grigio and I had a bowl of Seafood Chowder. The chowder was good but I was disappointed as it...More

Thank SherrySwirl
Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant's Lobster Lunch was included in our shore excursion from our cruise to Peggy's cove. Food was great loved the Lobster and the desert pumpkin thing was wonderful too. Loved the area such a beautiful place, rocked lined coast and a classic lighthouse. Overall...More

Thank NKathyk
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went from our cruise ship to visit Peggy's Cove. Warning: If you have a problem with riding on windy roads, do not go. I suppose this is a scenic place and know the history. But the weather was bad and we were given very...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were so happy to eat here. The people out at the lighthouse were talking so highly of the "gingerbread cake" that after our big lunch, we ordered one to share. Yum!! I had lobster and it was so worth the money!! I was not...More

Thank TravellinGals
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent the day exploring the rocks and the wonderfully colourful buildings and unique shops. Loved the view from every angle in this restaurant. Not overly crowed (like their gift shop) with great seafood. Good friendly service and priced just right. We hadbeen here years ago...More

Thank Alice B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is beautiful on Peggy's Point, overlooking Peggy's cove. Staff were friendly and service was prompt. Unfortunately the tourist buses stop here and the place is packed and loud. The lack of ambience really detracted from the experience. Prices, as you'd expect, are high for...More

Thank KKTSkiing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lobster was amazing, staff were friendly, and the price was very reasonable. Plus the experience of sitting in a seaside restaurant overlooking the iconic lighthouse and Atlantic Ocean was unforgettable.

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been returning to the Sou'wester for over 30 years. It is my go to spot when I visit from Vancouver. The food does not get more local than this. The lobster is caught by local fishermen, The scallops, of course, are from Digby...More

1  Thank IndianArmBC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in during a family vacation to Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia. First, the area around the Sou-Wester was beautiful in many ways. This is a definite must see while in Nova Scotia. Please be careful about walking on the rocks!!! They can be very...More

Thank Luv38DD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a group of 42. We had a choice of 4 menu items. I had the fish chowder. It came with a tiny monkey dish of salad. The soup was just okay. Not much fish or lobster in it but lots of potatoes....More

Thank StevenHScher
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Questions & Answers
22 August 2017|
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Response from Edwin F | Reviewed this property |
Best restaurant in Halifax for a lobster roll is the Esquire restaurant on the Bedford Highway.
14 December 2015|
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Response from Ken K | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes but may I suggest you simply contact them directly to find out.r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
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10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Peggys Point Rd, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia B3Z 3S2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Peggy's Cove
  • Phone Number: +1 902-823-2561
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